40043-013: Regional Power Transmission Interconnection Project (AFG/TAJ)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Project will interconnect the power grids in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The Project's scope will cover the construction of a 220 kilovolt (kV) double-circuit transmission line that will link the hydropower stations located on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan to the border town of Sherkan Bandar; then to Kunduz, Baglan, and Pul-e-Khumri in Afghanistan. This line will be ultimately linked to Afghanistan s major electricity demand centre, Kabul, through the Afghan 220 kV corridor currently ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2304
Loan No. 2303
TA No. 4908
Grant No. 0230
TA No. 4909
Loan No. 8230
|Approval Date||19 Dec 2006|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||71,200|
|Geographical Location||Vakhsh River to Sherkan Bandar,Pul-e-Khumri,Baghlan,South Tajikistan and North Afghanistan,Kunduz,Kabul|
Electricity transmission and distribution
Large hydropower generation
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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